The Bangerter Highway Design-Build project team will be holding an opening event marking the completion of this project on Wednesday, August 22
Members of the Utah Board of Tourism Development have approved 28 of 43 Cooperative Marketing applications from non-profit tourism entities totaling about $1.4 million in funding to promote the state to out-of-state visitors.
The department is also working with its partners in higher education to assist service members in obtaining official training records for review by the schools admission office for consideration of transfer of credit and CLEP opportunities, accelerating the pathway to certificate or degree.
More than half of U.S. households are home to at least one pet and the number is growing both nationwide and in Utah. Despite our local love for animals, many pets in Utah are exposed to secondhand smoke, which can have detrimental effects on their health and even lead to early death.
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The State of Utah has chosen the Governor's Medal for Science and Technology as a symbol of recognition to those individuals who have provided distinguished service to the State of Utah in the fields of science and technology.
Effective August 7, 2012 all weekly filing must be done on the internet. You will no longer be able to file weekly claims by phone.
As of today, our results start tallying and our leader board will show the top 10 individuals, teams and companies in the running for our grand prizes.
In FY 2013, participating communities have access to $1.9 million in funding set aside exclusively for the construction of new multi-family affordable housing.
Free concerts of folk and ethnic music and dance are presented selected Monday evenings in July and August at 7 p.m. in front of the Chase Home Museum in the middle of Liberty Park
UDOT's Restore 14 Project replaces and improves a section of state Route 14 affected by a major landslide and addresses other smaller slides and erosion along the route between Cedar City and Cedar Breaks National Monument.
UDOT is asking stakeholders to get involved by learning about the project and commenting on an Environmental Assessment that identifies the environmental impacts that may result from potential improvements to I-15 at 24th Street.
he Utah Department of Agriculture and Food (UDAF) has awarded $1,000,000 in grants to fight the spread of invasive weed species throughout Utah. Controlling the spread of invasive weeds is one means to reduce the threat of catastrophic wildfires.
Please Drive Aware and Ride Aware this summer. There is a lot of traffic out there and there are more motorcycles than ever before on Utah's roads.
The Utah State Bulletin (Bulletin) is an official noticing publication of the executive branch of Utah State Government. The Department of Administrative Services, Division of Administrative Rules produces the Bulletin under authority of Section 63G-3-402.
Utah is creating a new management tool to maximize the money spent on criminal justice and provides August 2012 as the deadline for completing this round of analysis.
The Utah Division of Water Quality has released a study detailing the effectiveness of the cleanup of Red Butte Creek which was contaminated by an oil spill from the Chevron pipeline in June 2010.
Today, the Utah Department of Health (UDOH) published the July 2012 Utah Health Status Report, which ranked high blood pressure, or hypertension, as the second most costly chronic disease in the state. The annual costs to treat high blood pressure in Utah total an average of more than $111 million.
Last October a massive landslide destroyed a half-mile section of SR-14. UDOT’s construction contractor, Kiewit Western Co., successfully opened the road by Memorial Day, ahead of schedule. But slope instability in the west end of the project area required UDOT and Kiewit to expand the scope and duration of the work.
VMT. It sounds like the name of a concept car. It isn't, but it does relate to automobile use. The acronym stands for "Vehicle Miles Traveled," and it is an important consideration in travel demand management and employer based trip reduction programs.
Sensitive people (those with respiratory or heart disease, the elderly, and children) should reduce prolonged or heavy exertion outdoors. Smoke from wild fires could cause high concentrations of particulates in populated areas. If smoke becomes thick, persons with existing heart or respiratory ailments should reduce physical exertion and outdoor activity.
Governor Gary R. Herbert announced that no changes to state law are necessary to reduce fire risks in the state. He added that State Forester Dick Buehler has authority to limit the discharge of firearms in unincorporated areas.
The first section on I-15 CORE from Lehi to Pleasant Grove is now complete. All six lanes in each direction opened to traffic on the morning of June 14.
Statewide fire restrictions have been issued by fire managers from the Utah Division of Forestry, Fire and State Lands, Bureau of Land Management, Forest Service, National Park Service, Bureau of Indian Affairs and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. That is, that all lands in the State of Utah, except incorporated towns and cities, are closed to fireworks.
Any Utah company can apply. If your company has locations in other states, you will just apply on behalf of your Utah-based employees. It is free to apply, and companies must be current on their state/federal taxes.
In a press conference today, the Utah Departments of Health (UDOH) and Human Services (DHS) reported that by July 1, 2012, more than 150 publicly-funded substance abuse and mental health facilities across Utah will have implemented a tobacco-free environment campus policy.
2012 Utah Primary Election Results from June 26, 2012
The Unified Transportation Plan: 2011 to 2040 is a comprehensive project list that includes urban and rural transportation improvement projects from UDOT and Utah’s four Metropolitan Planning Organizations – Wasatch Front Regional Council, Mountainland Association of Governments, Dixie MPO and Cache MPO.
The Utah Broadband Project today released the Utah Broadband Advisory Council Report, which details the findings and recommendations of the Utah Broadband Advisory Council during its first year of meetings.
Due to extremely dry conditions, all state and federal lands in Utah, as well as all private unincorporated lands are subject to fire restrictions beginning June 14. The restrictions will be in place until the fire hazard subsites.
How much food do we produce in Utah? Registering 10,000 gardens is an opportunity to find that answer as well as display our agricultural heritage.
UCCD invited over 100 representatives of government, Washington-based nonprofit partners, and community leaders from around the nation to Salt Lake City for the 2012 National Council for International Visitors Western Regional Meeting June 6 – 8.
he Utah Departments of Health (UDOH) and Environmental Quality (DEQ) have developed resources and recommendations for outdoor physical activity in the summertime to help avoid unhealthy exposure to ozone air pollution.
On Friday, June 29th from 9:00 to 11:00 a.m., the Autism Council of Utah is sponsoring a private event titled "Connecting Familes, Autism, and Discovery" for children with autism and their families to go to the Discovery Gateway Children's Museum.
The Utah Department of Transportation (UDOT) plans to move traffic to Bangerter Highway’s new grade-separated interchange at 7800 South June 16-17. Crews plan to shift traffic into the new configuration beginning the night of June 16, with motorists using the new traffic pattern by the afternoon of Sunday, June 17.
Brig. Gen. David Fountain hands the 130th Engineering Installation Squadron Guidon to Lt. Col. Kevin Tobias during the change of command ceremony for the 130th of the Utah Air National Guard.
Published by the Bureau of Emergency Medical Services.
The Utah Department of Transportation (UDOT) has scheduled a major opening as well as closures and lane restrictions throughout Utah.
Utah public health officials have confirmed two deaths as a result of hantavirus exposure. The deaths occurred in Millard County and in Salt Lake County as a result of Hantavirus Pulmonary Syndrome (HPS), a rare, but deadly, lung disease.
Join us for this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to witness the planet Venus passing directly between the Sun and the Earth. Make a date to watch this event live through Sun Safe telescopes from the Museum's terraces. The transit of Venus won't happen again until 2117.